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2016/02/01

International exchange event between school children and KUT overseas students was held  new!

On January 21st, about 30 students of Omiya primary school in Kami city visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) and communicated with KUT overseas students at International House.

2016/01/15

KUT students received an incentive award at a joint symposium of the regional branches of the Chugoku and the Shikoku districts on Applied Physics and Physical System 2015

A joint symposium of the regional branches of the Chugoku and the Shikoku districts on Applied Physics and Physical System 2015 was held on August 1st at Tokushima University.
Incentive awards were conferred upon Mr. Hiroki Miyaji, a bachelor student of School of Systems Engineering and Mr. Ryota Takenouchi, a master student of Material and Life Systems Engineering Course, Graduate School of Engineering, Kochi University of Technology.
2016/01/08

A project of Professor Seigo Nasu was adopted to "Social Implementation Program on Climate Change Adaptation Technology" by MEXT

A project of Professor Seigo Nasu, School of Economics & Management was adopted to "Social Implementation Program on Climate Change Adaptation Technology" by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT) on November 5th.
2015/12/18

Research Center for Brain Communication held a symposium

On December 10th, Research Center for Brain Communication of KUT Research Institute, held a symposium in Kami campus.

Research Center for Brain Communication was established in 2012 as an interdisciplinary research base to create a new technology on communication through an integration of many academic field knowledges based on brain science and information communication technology.
2015/11/17

The 10th Society for Social Management Systems Joint International Conference was held in Indonesia

The 10th SSMS (Society for Social Management Systems) and 3rd PlanoCosmo Joint International Conference was conducted from Oct. 26th to 27th at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia. The objective of the Conference was “Resilient Region, Resilient City”. The 250 participants from all over the world shared ideas, knowledge, and experience for creating wider benefits for our societies.
2015/11/16

Academic exchanges with Anhui University was held

President Hua Cheng and other 8 delegates from Anhui University, China visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) for an academic exchange event on October 31st.
2015/11/12

Professor Emeritus Masahiro Murakami received JICA International Cooperation appreciation award

On October 16th, Professor Emeritus Masahiro Murakami, Kochi University of Technology (KUT) received JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) International Cooperation appreciation award.
2015/11/11

KUT foreign students joined Hoshi Shrine Festival

On November 1st, students and faculty members of Kochi University of Technology, Kochi University and University of Kochi joined the autumn Hoshi Shrine Festival in Otoyo-cho, Kochi.
2015/11/11

President of Zhuhai College of Jilin University visited Kochi University of Technology

On October 22nd, President Fu Jingchuan and Director of Officie of International Cooperation and Exchange Xu Shili, Zhuhai College of Jilin University visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) to sign an agreement on academic exchange and memorandum on student exchange between the two universities.
2015/11/10

Research exchange between HEC Center and Aalto University, Finland

On October 14th, Associate Professor Antti Oulasvirta, Aalto University visited Center for Human-Engaged-Computing (HEC Center) of Kochi University of Technology (KUT) and facilitated research exchange. HEC Center and Aalto University conduct research of “User interface design for the elderly people” under a program of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) cooperatively.
2015/10/16

Kochi University of Technology held matriculation ceremony

On October 1st 2015, Kochi University of Technology (KUT) held a matriculation ceremony for 5 master students and 8 doctoral students enrolled in October 2015 and they started their new student life.
2015/10/14

1 night 2days tour in Kagawa

15 KUT overseas students/researchers and 12 Japanese students joined Japanese Cultural tour to Konpirasan, Shodoshima-island in Kagawa prefecture on 12 and 13 September. Overseas participants are from Thailand, China, Poland, Latvia, Bangladesh, Viet Nam, Russia and Armenia.
2015/10/14

KUT Commencement Ceremony was held

On September 30th (Wed), Kochi University of Technology (KUT) held a commencement ceremony and conferred degrees to 3 bachelor students, 1 master student and 5 doctoral students.

2015/10/06

Students from Anhui province visited Kochi University of Technology

On September 28th, 2015, 13 students and 3 faculty members from 3 universities in Anhui province, China visited Kochi University of Technology as a part of exchange promotion programs between sister city students hosted by Kochi International Association.
2015/09/03

Japanese students interacted with foreign students from seven universities at “YOSAKOI Summer School”

The 4th “YOSAKOI Summer School” was held from August 4th to 11th. The program has been adopted as “Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science” (SAKURA Exchange Program in Science) and subsidized by Japan Science and Technology Agency.
2015/06/25

New international students experienced Ikebana (Flower arrangement)

Eight new international students who enrolled this April and four Japanese students participated in early summer Ikebana exhibition hosted by Kochi flower arrangement association at Kochi City Culture –Plaza Cul-Port on June 21.
2015/06/25

Professor Tetsuya Yamamoto received a letter of appreciation in the spring meeting of international conference E-MRS on functional materials

Professor Tetsuya Yamamoto, Head of the KUT Materials Design Center, received a letter of appreciation as an organizer of the conference and a reviewing committee member for young researcher encouragement award in the international conference on functional materials E-MRS 2015 which was held in Lille, France from May 11 to 15.
2015/05/19

Associate Professor Kikuma Watanabe won 2015 “Architizer A+Awards”

School of Systems Engineering, Associate Professor Kikuma Watanabe’s architectural work “School Floating in the Sky” received the highest evaluation, “The Architizer A+Awards” at the A+Awards competition out of 3,000 works sent from more than 100 countries.
2015/04/16

An exchange event with overseas students, “KUT Lunch Hour” was held

On April 16th, “KUT Lunch Hour” was held with the purpose of multicultural interaction in Kochi University of Technology.
Overseas students, Japanese students and faculty members have a lunch together and enjoy conversation during lunch break once a month.
2015/04/15

Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology’s president Bandhit Rojarayanont visited Kochi University of Technology

On April 15th to 16th, 2015, Bandhit Rojarayanont, the new president of Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology (TNI), Bangkok, Thailand visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT).

2015/04/10

Songkran (Thai New Year) party was held

On April 10th, Songkran party was held by the Thai students at International House of the university.
This party is organized every year to introduce Thai traditional culture and try to make people become familiar with Thailand. The word Songkran means “new year”.
2015/04/03

Kochi University of Technology held matriculation ceremony and welcome party

On April 3rd 2015, Kochi University of Technology (KUT) held a matriculation ceremony for the students enrolled in April 2015. 686 bachelor, master and doctoral students including 15 overseas students newly enrolled in the university.
2015/04/01

Eikokuji Campus has been opened!

New campus in Kochi University of Technology was established on April 1st, 2015. School of Management was moved to this new Eikokuji Campus and reorganized as School of Economics & Management improving study fields such as Economics and Psychology.
2015/04/01

Vice President Masahiko Isobe assumed as President

The former President Taketo Sakuma who had been contributing largely to development of KUT since 2008 completed his term.
Then Vice President Masahiko Isobe assumed President of KUT on April 1st.
2015/03/30

Kami City held a ceremonial party for Largo City, Florida, US at Kochi University of Technology

As a part of commemorative events for the 45th anniversary of friendship agreement between Kami City and Largo City, Florida, US, Kami City held a ceremonial party at the International House in Kochi University of Technology on March 29th Sunday.
2015/03/20

Commencement Ceremony was held

Kochi University of Technology held a commencement ceremony at the auditorium on March 20th. 463 bachelor students, 113 master students, and 10 doctoral students embarked on the new chapter of their life.
2015/02/19

KUT student received the highest award at the 69th Annual Conference of Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE)

Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) held its 69th annual conference at Osaka University Toyonaka Campus and Hotel Hankyu Expo Park from September 10th to 12th. The theme of this convention is “Centennial jubilee of civil engineering legacy and the role mission for evolutionary designs”. The highest award was conferred upon Mr. Kenta Kameshima, a master student of Infrastructure Systems Engineering Course, Graduate School of Engineering, Kochi University of Technology.
2015/02/18

Chinese Student Union held Chinese new year party

Chinese Student Union held Chinese new year party on February 18th 2015, and more than 70 people; KUT faculty members, Japanese students, homestay families, and Japan-China Friendship Association members marked new year together.
2015/01/06

Vice president Masahiko Isobe won 58th Transport Cultural award

Masahiko Isobe, Vice president of Kochi University of Technology won the 58th Transport Cultural award from Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The award ceremony was held in Tokyo on January 22nd Thursday.
2014/12/18

KUT student won Best Presentation Certificate at TJIA2014

On November 22nd, The 7th Thailand-Japan International Academic Conference 2014 (TJIA2014) was held at the University of Tokyo, Hongo campus. Our 2nd year doctoral student of Graduate School of Engineering, Mr. Junthorn Udorn presented his paper and won the “Best Presentation Certificate”.
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